Category Archives: Local history

Guess Who Performed in Evansville: Part 3

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. Welcome back to another exciting addition of Guess Who Performed in Evansville. Today, we explore the life and career of another famous country singer. She … Continue reading

Posted in Evansville, Indiana, Guess Who Performed in Evansville, Local history, music | Leave a comment

Guess Who Performed in Evansville: Part 2

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. In today’s edition of Guess Who Performed in Evansville, we are leaving the country music scene and moving into the 1970’s and 1980’s pop scene. … Continue reading

Posted in Evansville, Indiana, Guess Who Performed in Evansville, Local history, music | Leave a comment

Guess Who Performed in Evansville: Part 1

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. In our new blog series, Guess Who Performed in Evansville, the focus is on renowned musicians and bands who performed concerts in our great city! … Continue reading

Posted in Evansville, Indiana, Guess Who Performed in Evansville, Local history, music | Leave a comment

In Memoriam: Dr. Darrel E. Bigham

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Rice Library and its University Archives and Special Collections honor the contributions of Dr. Darrel Bigham (1942-2020), Professor Emeritus of History. Dr. Bigham was instrumental in the creation of … Continue reading

Posted in Local history, USI, USI History Department | 3 Comments

Intersections

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. It’s interesting how people’s lives can cross paths, the lives and purposes of two people you’d never expect to intersect do so, albeit briefly. One such story features a … Continue reading

Posted in American history, history, Local history, Science | Leave a comment